|9/21/14 NYC- Photo: © S. Banos|
"A photograph should be more interesting than the subject and transcend its obviousness."
The most succinct and eloquent definition of "fine art" photography I've yet found. Someone like John Gossage has done exactly that his whole career. Apply it to your work, see where you stand. Many of my photos serve merely to celebrate and complement the subject. Alas...
Actually, not bad for an epitaph- "At the very least, he realized his limitations."